Unformatted text preview: His wife called a COYA • How did the Incas do it in less than 100 years? o Can see real impact in 1438 (ballpark time) o Built/expanded quickly because: Carrot-and-stick diplomacy and mart alliances, including by marriage Brilliant political organization Efficient infrastructure for management of empire Clever assessment of location situations “reciprocity writ large” (ideological co-option) Strong economy based on agriculture and herding Respect for local community self-sufficiency and tolerance of cultural differences • Never took away others’ land/flocks • Just made them work the labor tribute • Other cultures just had to also worship the SUN • Asdfk;ljasdfkj;l...
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- Fall '07
- Inca Empire, sapa inca, Túpac Inca Yupanqui, Huayna Capac, Huanuco Pampa o Administrative center, Chanca War Pachacutec